Racing News

Coffeewithchris Stretches Out for $100,000 Private Terms

First Two-Turn Test for Multiple Stakes-Winning Sophomore
Among Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Saturday, March 18

LAUREL, MD – His connections will get a further indication of how far Coffeewithchris wants to go when their multiple stakes-winning sophomore attempts two turns for the first time in Saturday’s $100,000 Private Terms at Laurel Park.

Pharoahs Baby Gyal Stepping Up in $100,000 Beyond The Wire

Joined By Stablemate Cats Inthe Timber in 3-Year-Old Filly Stakes
Among Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Saturday, March 18

LAUREL, MD – G S S Tbred’s Pharoahs Baby Gyal, a daughter of 2015 Triple Crown champion American Pharoah exiting a mid-January romp over winners, is set to make her stakes debut in Saturday’s $100,000 Beyond The Wire at Laurel Park.

MJC Spring Champions Handicapping Tournament March 25

Prize Money, NHC, BCBC & BIG One Berths Up for Grabs
Registration Deadlines March 22 by Mail, March 24 in Person/Phone

LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club will host the spring session of its bi-annual Champions Handicapping Tournament Saturday, March 25 in the second-floor clubhouse sports bar at Laurel Park.

Triple Crown-Nominated Uncle Jake Cruises to Maiden Win

Russell-Trained Stablemate Goodgirl Badhabits Romps in Debut
Trainer Russell, Jockey Toledo Team Up for Friday Hat Trick
Rainbow 6 Carryover at $11,511 for Saturday’s Nine-Race Card

LAUREL, MD – Triple Crown-nominated Uncle Jake, given clear run throughout by jockey Jevian Toledo, powered to a popular 9 ½-length maiden special weight victory in a dazzling opening of Friday’s program at Laurel Park.

Entries Welcome for David Woods & Jerry Frutkoff Preakness Media Awards

Recipients to be Honored at Legendary Alibi Breakfast May 18 at Pimlico

LAUREL, MD – The Maryland Jockey Club announced today it is accepting entries for the David F. Woods Memorial Award, presented annually to the writer of the best Preakness story from the previous year, and the Jerry Frutkoff Photography Award, presented to the photographer of the best Preakness picture from the previous year (2022).

Laurel Futurity Winner Congruent on Triple Crown Trail

Uncle Jake Making Laurel Debut When Live Racing Returns Friday

LAUREL, MD – Tami Bobo and Lugamo Racing Stable’s Congruent, winner of the Laurel Futurity last fall at Laurel Park, is on the Triple Crown trail following his upset victory in the John Battaglia Memorial March 4 at Turfway Park.

Coffeewithchris, Prince of Jericho Top $100k Private Terms Nominees

Laurel’s Next Stop for Sophomores on Road to 148th Preakness Stakes (G1)
Among Five Stakes Worth $450,000 in Purses Saturday, March 18
Five-Pound Apprentice Jeiron Barbosa Rides Five Winners Sunday
Live Racing Returns Friday, March 10: 12:40 P.M. Post Starting March 12

LAUREL, MD – Multiple stakes winner Coffeewithchris and Triple Crown-eligible stakes winners Arctic Arrogance and Prince of Jericho top 24 3-year-olds nominated to the $100,000 Private Terms at Laurel Park.

Nine on Tap as Live Racing Returns to Laurel Friday

Torch of Truth Chasing Third Straight Win in Allowance
H P Moon Goes for Second in a Row on Saturday Card
Nominations Close Saturday for Five March 18 Stakes
Special 10 A.M. Opening Saturday for Fountain of Youth Day

LAUREL, MD – Three allowance races and a maiden special weight for 3-year-old fillies are on tap as live racing returns to Laurel Park Friday to open the final month of the calendar year-opening winter meet.

Post time is 12:25 p.m.

Apprentice Concepcion Rides First Maryland Winner Saturday

Teenager Guides 4YO Filly Shinelikeadiamond to 7 ½-Length Romp
Laurel Closes February with Live Nine-Race Program Sunday

LAUREL, MD – Bruce Yarwood and Renee Latour’s Shinelikeadiamond took the lead at the top of the stretch and powered to a 7 ½-length win over favored Cause to Dream in Saturday’s opener at Laurel Park, giving seven-pound apprentice Axel Concepcion his first Mid-Atlantic victory.

Doppelganger Looks for Second Straight in Friday Feature

4YO Colt Favored in One-Mile Optional Claiming Allowance
Response Time, Princess Kokachin Set to Meet Again Friday

LAUREL, MD – SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Robert Masterson, Jay Schoenfarber, Waves Edge Capital, Catherine Donovan, Golconda Stable and Siena Farm’s Doppelganger, victorious in his return to racing last month, chases a second straight victory when live racing returns Friday to Laurel Park.